All new Mahindra XUV 500

All new XUV 500
Mahindra introduced the XUV 500 seven years ago as its flagship vehicle after Scorpio. During the launch it had some segment first features, great driving dynamics and could seat seven, All this with a 12Lakh price range seemed “value for money” back then but now there are a lot of rivals in the segment which pushed the XUV500 for a facelift.

Exterior

New Mahindra XUV 500 exterior
The major change made for the new XUV 500 is for the front grille. The grille has a pint-sized chrome element that was inserted to give a premium look. The fog lamp mount that flows to the head lights also has some chrome finish.

Exterior Dimension:

Dimensions
Overall Length(mm):4585
Overall width(mm):1890
Overall Height(mm):1785
Ground clearance(mm):200
Wheel base(mm):2700
Fuel Tank Capacity(litre):70

Engine

New mahindra XUV 500 engine
The New XUV 500 will get an upgraded engine that will be BS6 compliant and makes more power than the previous generation. The 2.2L mHawk  will feature an electronically controlled turbocharger for better power delivery.
Engine Specifications
Capacity 2179cc
Max Prower155bhp @ 3750RPM
Max Torque360Nm @ 1750-2800RPM

Transmission

 gear shifter
The BS4 XUV 500 used to offer AWD in the W11 variant that is discarded in the new generation. The new XUV 500 offers a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed Synchromesh torque converter gearbox with manual option. 

Interior

Mahindra XUV 500 interior
The Interior was always a shine for the XUV500 and it’s not different now. The entire dash has piano black for the plastic material along with some chrome lines. It has a 15cm infotainment system with a lot of buttons that makes it feel like an aircraft dashboard. The instrument cluster has a circular multi information display in the center of the analog dials that gives a sporty feel.
Interior Dimensions
Front Legroom(min-max)980-1125mm
Front shoulder room515mm
Front Headroom(min-max)900-930mm
Second Row shoulder room1460mm
Second Row head room955mm
Seat base length460mm
Seat base width1355mm
Seat back height600mm
Knee room(min-max)670-875mm
Third row shoulder room1245mm
Third row headroom840mm
Seat base length455mm
Seat base width1000mm
Seat base height585mm
Knee room(min-max)530-635mm

Features

 sunroof
The new XUV 500 got the most demanded feature in today’s SUV which is the Sunroof. The driving dynamics has always been a plus point to the XUV500 due to its Monocoque chassis that will improve the handling and stability. Features like 15cm infotainment, projector headlamps, micro hybrid technology and digital immobiliser are offered as standard.

Safety

6 air bags
66The older XUV 500 had scored four out of five stars in the Australian NCAP crash test for the top spec variant. Safety features for the new XUV 500 include 6-airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP with rollover mitigation, hill hold and hill descent control.

Price

All new xuv 500
After the BS6 update Mahindra has brought down the new XUV 500 from 11 variants to just 4 variants.
TrimAT Price (ex-showroom)MT Price (ex-showroom)
W5              –Rs 13,16,367
W7Rs 15,65,047Rs 14,43,873
W9Rs 17,35,677Rs 16,14,503
W11(O)Rs 18,88,146Rs 17,66,879
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